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Delivery Partner:
Skills Development Scotland - My World of Work Live

Curriculum Links:
Maths, Numeracy and Finance, Computing

Suitable Audience:
P7, S1, S2, S3

Start/End Dates:
Available 21st Nov - Jun 2023

Timetable Availability:
Can be delivered flexibly at a time which fits the school timetable on a Monday - Friday (AM or PM)

Number of Sessions:
1 (standalone)

Session Duration:
45 minutes

Repetition Frequency:
As often as required

Max Capacity:
10x classes of up to 30 pupils per session

Young people will learn about cryptography and will use programs to encrypt and decrypt messages whilst exploring careers in cyber security. Learn about how cryptography has been used throughout history, crack some codes using a Caesar cipher and look at how this has progressed over the years, with encryption being used in almost every industry, including through applications that young people are using every day. They will gain an understanding of how the use of encryption has created opportunities and the skills that will be required in this industry.

DYW Context:
Understanding the skills needed for future jobs.

Additional Requirements:
Each learner will need a digital device (tablet, iPad, laptop or PC).

Other Info:

Coding, Maths, Code, Programming, Finance, Digital, Careers, Skills, Future Jobs

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